Oppose NYC Jail Construction:
Turn out to City Hearings and Email your Council Members
Date: September 19, 2018
Alongside other residents and community organizations, Critical Resistance New York City (CRNYC) has long taken the position that the city must work to immediately close Rikers without constructing new jails. Despite growing community opposition to jail expansion, Mayor de Blasio continues to push forward his plan for four new borough-based jails. We will continue to demand that the City invest instead in life-affirming resources and work to reduce imprisonment and policing. On Monday, opponents to this jail plan came together in a strong showing of unity to demand: No New Jails in New York City! Help us build our power and grow the movement to defeat jail construction. Read more here.